The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 301 326 314
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12  
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 91 140 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.83% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 68 119 120
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  

SIEM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12853 16915 18683
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.08% 86.79% 85.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10653 14217 14812
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing SIEM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Salary trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 41 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Hampshire +22 19 £51,250 +28.12% 4
Surrey +58 16 £48,500 +11.49% 7
Buckinghamshire +13 11 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Kent +22 3 £58,750 -2.08% 1
East Sussex +7 2 £52,500 -25.00%
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 102 (52.04%) Firewall
2 100 (51.02%) CISSP
3 78 (39.80%) Cybersecurity
4 64 (32.65%) Security Operations
5 57 (29.08%) Analytics
6 55 (28.06%) Active Directory
7 54 (27.55%) Information Security
8 53 (27.04%) Windows
9 49 (25.00%) ITIL
10 47 (23.98%) TCP/IP
10 47 (23.98%) Vulnerability Management
11 44 (22.45%) Linux
11 44 (22.45%) Network Security
12 42 (21.43%) CISM
13 40 (20.41%) CEH
13 40 (20.41%) Intrusion Detection
13 40 (20.41%) LogRhythm
14 38 (19.39%) Cyberthreat
15 37 (18.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 35 (17.86%) SQL
17 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
17 34 (17.35%) Risk Management
17 34 (17.35%) Project Management
18 31 (15.82%) Security Management
19 30 (15.31%) SANS
20 29 (14.80%) Windows Server
20 29 (14.80%) Games
21 28 (14.29%) Cisco
21 28 (14.29%) PCI DSS
22 27 (13.78%) Degree

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (52.04%) Firewall
2 47 (23.98%) TCP/IP
3 44 (22.45%) Network Security
4 40 (20.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 18 (9.18%) HTTP
6 17 (8.67%) HTTPS
7 8 (4.08%) VPN
7 8 (4.08%) WAN
8 6 (3.06%) LAN
8 6 (3.06%) Wireshark
9 5 (2.55%) DNS
9 5 (2.55%) Internet
10 4 (2.04%) DHCP
11 3 (1.53%) ICMP
11 3 (1.53%) MPLS
12 2 (1.02%) BGP
12 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.02%) OSPF
12 2 (1.02%) SNMP
12 2 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.71%) Big Data
3 14 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.08%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.02%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.02%) DB2
5 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.02%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.02%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (14.80%) Games
2 18 (9.18%) Finance
3 16 (8.16%) German Language
4 15 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.14%) French Language
6 10 (5.10%) Spanish Language
7 9 (4.59%) Dutch Language
7 9 (4.59%) Italian Language
8 6 (3.06%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Advertising
9 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.02%) Law
9 2 (1.02%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (38.78%) Analyst
2 56 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 35 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 27 (13.78%) SOC Analyst
5 26 (13.27%) IT Analyst
5 26 (13.27%) IT Security Analyst
6 22 (11.22%) Consultant
6 22 (11.22%) Support Engineer
7 20 (10.20%) Security Support Engineer
7 20 (10.20%) SIEM Analyst
8 17 (8.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 17 (8.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 17 (8.67%) Windows Engineer
8 17 (8.67%) Windows Support Engineer
9 14 (7.14%) IT Engineer
9 14 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
9 14 (7.14%) Security Manager
10 13 (6.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 13 (6.63%) IT Support
10 13 (6.63%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.14%) ZeroMQ
2 9 (4.59%) Regular Expression
3 5 (2.55%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.02%) .NET
4 2 (1.02%) JCE
5 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.51%) OAuth
5 1 (0.51%) OpenID
5 1 (0.51%) SAML
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.39%) Cyberthreat
2 24 (12.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 23 (11.73%) Management Information System
4 20 (10.20%) Computer Science
5 15 (7.65%) Cyber Attack
6 12 (6.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 11 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.59%) CESG
8 9 (4.59%) PKI
9 6 (3.06%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (2.55%) NHS
11 4 (2.04%) Data Centre
11 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
12 2 (1.02%) iPad
12 2 (1.02%) Social Media
12 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.04%) Windows
2 44 (22.45%) Linux
3 29 (14.80%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.14%) CentOS
4 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.55%) Unix
7 2 (1.02%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.80%) Cybersecurity
2 64 (32.65%) Security Operations
3 57 (29.08%) Analytics
4 54 (27.55%) Information Security
5 49 (25.00%) ITIL
6 47 (23.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 34 (17.35%) Project Management
7 34 (17.35%) Risk Management
8 31 (15.82%) Security Management
9 27 (13.78%) Presales
10 26 (13.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 23 (11.73%) Security Monitoring
12 19 (9.69%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (9.69%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (9.69%) Service Management
13 17 (8.67%) Use Case
14 16 (8.16%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (7.65%) Quality Management
16 14 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
16 14 (7.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.86%) SQL
2 18 (9.18%) C
3 9 (4.59%) Python
4 6 (3.06%) Java
4 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.53%) Perl
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 100 (51.02%) CISSP
2 42 (21.43%) CISM
3 40 (20.41%) CEH
4 30 (15.31%) SANS
5 27 (13.78%) Degree
6 23 (11.73%) Security Cleared
7 18 (9.18%) GCIA
8 17 (8.67%) SC Cleared
9 16 (8.16%) CISA
10 13 (6.63%) DV Cleared
11 12 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (4.59%) GCIH
12 9 (4.59%) GIAC
13 7 (3.57%) MCP
13 7 (3.57%) MCSE
13 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (3.06%) CCNP
15 5 (2.55%) CompTIA Security+
15 5 (2.55%) IISP
15 5 (2.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.06%) SLA
4 5 (2.55%) GPG13
4 5 (2.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.53%) GDPR
6 2 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.02%) ISO 14001
6 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.02%) QA
6 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.51%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 55 (28.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) HDFS
3 2 (1.02%) Snort
3 2 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (0.51%) Firmware
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (5.10%) Endace
2 8 (4.08%) Grafana
2 8 (4.08%) Graphite
2 8 (4.08%) Prometheus
3 7 (3.57%) QRadar
4 6 (3.06%) Kibana
5 5 (2.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.53%) Nessus
6 3 (1.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.02%) RSA enVision
8 1 (0.51%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.51%) EnCase
8 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.51%) logstash
8 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.51%) Nmap
8 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (20.41%) LogRhythm
2 28 (14.29%) Cisco
3 23 (11.73%) ArcSight
4 19 (9.69%) Juniper
5 14 (7.14%) Apple
5 14 (7.14%) Google
5 14 (7.14%) Splunk
6 13 (6.63%) CheckPoint
7 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
8 9 (4.59%) CyberArk
8 9 (4.59%) Forcepoint
8 9 (4.59%) Fujitsu
8 9 (4.59%) VMware
9 8 (4.08%) HP
10 7 (3.57%) Varonis
11 5 (2.55%) F5
12 4 (2.04%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.53%) Citrix
13 3 (1.53%) Qualys
14 2 (1.02%) Oracle
Staines, Middlesex
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens, International Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 26 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Perm or contract - competitive salary + benefits OR day rate contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago